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Jan 7, 2013 11:30pm PST
. >> julie, we're in san francisco china town where there was a victory party tonight for a newly elected supervisor who was part of a historic change tomorrow. chinese new year is more than a month away but members of the asian community in san francisco say it's not too early to celebrate. >> i really appreciate it. it means a lot. it means a lot to everybody here. >> reporter: former school member yee a chinese american will be sworn in as a member of the board of supervisors tomorrow. bringing the total number of asian americans on the board to a record five out of 11 seats. and another record, four of the five will be chinese american. >> i think it's about time and i think it's good, it's great to have this representation. >> reporter: this historic change will reflect the population of san francisco. asians make up about 1/3 of the city's population. >> they will look at some of these other issues. >> reporter: ross says more asians on the board will mean legislations that's more favorable to small businesses, many who are asians. >> chinese candidates really target the chinese com
Jan 11, 2013 4:00am PST
? are you afraid of a new election? are you afraid of fires? > > i am afraid of fiscal cliff 2. > > are you afraid of the debt ceiling? what are you afraid of now? the market continues to march on regardless, and i am old-school. i look at bonds as an indicator of fear in the marketplace, and bonds sold off four points yesterday, and yields continue to climb on a sign of stability. > > i think the bottom line is, too, if you want to find fear, you are going to find it in individual stocks - not necessarily in the whole market and the vix. look at the puts skews if you are a little bit more of a savvy trader- > > we need individuals like you. > > that's right. > sounds like this market is bulletproof. moving on to round 3) dot com king?: amazon made all-new highs this week. is this the next apple? > > you are a bandwagon guy. what do you think? > > i would say no. it is at all-time forever highs. they really don't make money. and now you have target that is having price matching. > > here is something to think about. i actually agree with the guy for once. 3000 times trailing earnings is wha
Jan 7, 2013 4:00am PST
by manufacturing." illinois' state board of elections lists clayco as a $50,000 donor to rahm emanuel's campaign for mayor in 2010. also, clayco reports giving more than a half-million dollars to local charities and has agreed to help train college students for careers in building design. general motors is recalling more than 69,000 trucks because they might roll away after being put in park. on the list, several 2013 models, including the popular escalade and tahoe suvs. the vehicles may have been built with either a fractured park lock cable or a malformed steering column. 55,000 of the vehicles are in the u.s. most are believed to still be on dealer lots. additionally, only 1 in 1,000 of the recalled vehicles are believed to have the defect. in happier news for general motors, sales of its volt model tripled in 2012. more than 23,000 of the electrically- powered volts were sold last year, and that leaves its nearest competitor, the nissan leaf, in the dust. the buzz behind the volt is coming from california, where more than half of all volts are sold. california drivers were lured in by aggre
Jan 7, 2013 7:00pm PST
african-american woman to be elected to city wide office in oakland. >>> this week marks a milestone for san jose as it first arab-american city councilman is in office. he grew up in san jose. he says he's honor today represent district 10 which includes almaden and blossom valleys. >> i'm hoping that many more of americans are encouraged by these results and -- and do want to get involved in -- in city politics because, you know, after -- after 9/11, a lot of the a rab-american community kind of got scare and had went inside that you are shils. >> his top priorties are public safety and refinancing. san jose short-term loans into long-term loans. >>> police are searching for a man they say try today lure children into his van twice last year. most recent incident happened december 30th on monterey road. an 11-year-old girl said a man in his 50s waved her over and offered her a rise. in both case, the man was driving a forest green mini van. >>> the state has gin the green light to a plan to install a red light camera at one of san francisco's most dangerous intersections. despite t
Jan 8, 2013 7:00pm PST
today, and a new board president was elected. david stephenson tells us there was a call for new leadership but in the end, not much changed. >> congratulations. >> reporter: minutes after a san francisco judge today swore in two new and nine returning supervisor, the jockeying for power began. >> having not had a woman lead this board, i want to put forward today. >> i'd like to nominate supervisor jane kim, also a tenacious, strong, vibrant woman of color. >> reporter: leah cohen, an african-american, and jane kim, a korean-american, nominated each other against chiu. they hope to reshape the public's notion about gender, race and leadership of this board. >> it usually is decided behind the scenes. today was still up for grabs on the day of the vote. >> leadership, lives and breathes inside all of us. >> reporter: the last female board president served from 1997 to 1999. political analysts say it quickly became clear, neither woman could muster the six votes needed today to take the slot. >> mr. president, i'd like to respectfully withdraw my nomination. >> reporter: audience
Jan 9, 2013 11:30pm PST
water for several hours. dr. o'bryan told me five elective surgeries had to be cancelled because of the spill and they had today vert ambulances to other hospitals but -- divert ambulances to other hospitals. potentially contaminated surgical instruments are being cleaned. >> we have an alternative area we opened up, to process sterile supplies. >> reporter: today we saw workers from roto rooter clearing out the sewer line that became blocked yesterday. the hospital said it was roots from nearby redwood trees that worked their way into the pipe. cal osha will investigate. california department of public health has investigated the spill and a spokesman said, no regulatory violations were found. in oakland, alex savage, ktvu channel 2 news. >> red cross teamed up with organizations for the blind and visually impaired for a blood drive. head of light house for the blind, says blind people are often recipients of other's generosity and they want to give back. winter is a crucial time because fewer people are donating due to illness, bad weather and holiday vacations. >>> obesity and
Jan 13, 2013 11:30pm PST
're aware of 265 prisoners four years after obama got elected when he promised to close guantanamo after a year. >> reporter: protesters also nameed the names of the prisoners they say they want to remain people that the detainees need to be released or charged and put on trial. >>> the family of aaron schwartz who relatives say committed suicide yesterday say the government is partly to blame for his death. schwartz came up with the computer code https when he was just 17. schwartz family say it is u.s. attorney in massachusetts and mit pursued exemptionally harsh charges that could have sent him to prison for 30 years which the family claims contributed to his suicide. mit announced today he is probing an internal launch into their role in schwartz death. thousands of supporters have taken to the social networking site to provide links to academic papers regardless of whether they have permission. the protests is meant to be a virtual representation of schwartz beliefs and the availability and access of all information. >>> a recent study draws a connection between spanking young child
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